The Latvian cello rock trio Melo-M is scheduled to play six concerts from May 22-29 in a variety of Los Angeles area clubs, the group’s recording company has announced. This will the trio’s second visit to the United States.
During last year’s tour of the United States, Melo-M played for the Latvian community in California. It was during the visit that the band was invited to return to play more clubs.
The concerts will be for the general public and will offer a broader repertoire than during last year’s tour, according to a press release from Rīga-based Platforma Records.
Concerts are scheduled:
- May 22 at 8 p.m. in Bordello, 901 E. First St., Los Angeles. Also performing are Acute, Emma Burgess and the Ghost Kings. For more information on the venue, visit www.bordellobar.com.
- May 23 at 9 p.m. in Skinny’s, 4923 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. For further information on the venue, telephone +1 (818) 763-6581.
- May 24 at 8 p.m in Bordello, 901 E. First St., Los Angeles. Also on the program is Peculiar Pretzelman. For more information on the venue, visit www.bordellobar.com.
- May 27 at 8 p.m. in Tangier Restaurant, 2138 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles.
- May 28 at 8 p.m. in The Mint, 6010 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For further information about the venue, visit www.themintla.com.
- May 29 at 8 p.m. in Temple Bar, 1026 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. For further information about the venue, visit www.templebarlive.com.
Melo-M includes classically trained cellists Kārlis Auzāns, Valters Pūce and Antons Trocjuks.
The trio was formed in 2005, the same year it released its debut album, the self-titled Melo-M.
The band is working on its second recording, scheduled to be released after the trip to California, Platforma Records said in a press release.
Further information about the group is available on its Web site, www.melo-m.lv.
The Latvian cello rock trio Melo-M has scheduled a week of concerts in Los Angeles area clubs. (Photo by Gatis Rozenfelds)
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